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13 Great Ways to Display Books in the Nursery
Like many parents, I love books for babies. I love board books and picture books, new books and old classics. And I think displaying them in a nursery is one of the prettiest kinds of decor you can have.
Check out some of these gorgeous ways to display your books, both for looks and for ease of use for little hands (and bigger mommy and daddy hands!):
I think my jaw dropped a little when I saw this amazing tree with bookshelves built right onto the branches. Isn’t it so darling?
Flower Planters Turned Bookshelves
Here’s another inexpensive and clever idea – paint some planters and mount them on the wall. Perfect for storing books and all sorts of stuffed animals.
I love these floor shelves that make it easy for children to access their books on their own. Plus, less worries about a toddler trying to climb them!
Rolling Library Cart
I’ve used these kinds of carts hundreds of times in my career, but I’d never even considered buying them for my own home. Now I’m obsessed with the idea, although they’re fairly pricy. Someday!
IKEA Spice Racks
These spice racks from IKEA (for about $4) have been wildly popular as wall-mounted bookshelves. And you can easily paint them any color to match your nursery.
An old, free pallet is transformed into these darling rustic bookshelves. I love this idea.
If you’ve got some of those ugly cheap bookshelves that cost about $20 apiece, you can make them into a beautiful statement piece in your nursery!
If you can sew a (reasonably) straight line, you can make these book slings. And the options of fabrics are endless!
Jungle Grass Wall Mounted Bookshelves
You can mount these high so babies don’t get grabby, or you can put them down low so toddlers can reach their books on their own.
Homemade Book Ledges
I love these bright happy bookshelves, perfect for displaying your baby’s favorite titles.
Rain Gutter Shelves
This is a great way to keep the corner of the nursery from being a waste of space!